All our merchandise arrives on our premises by truck, 46% of weight in containers, or the equivalent of 1,637 twenty-foot containers. We stock 89,185 items in storage areas with capacity for 93,002 pallets in the 83,077 m² of warehouse space. Our 181 fork lift trucks supplied exclusively by three manufacturers. Our warehousemen have shipped 486,135 orders, comprising 2,339,066 items. Our customers have all computerised their processes. They integrate their purchase orders into their systems before sending them to us by fax or by EDI (Electronic Data Interchange). Use of EDI, character recognition and order importing on our commercial websites avoid manual order processing and today accounts for 28% of orders today.
Average turnover per order is €806. In all, 31,772 tons or 55 million products sold!
Each of our subsidiaries shares a single storage centre, from where they ship orders to their customers in France, Europe, Africa and Asia.